Federal suspect arrested in Edgecombe County

Saturday, October 26, 2013
Christopher Deon Powell

Christopher Deon Powell (WTVD Photo / Courtesy: Edgecounty County Sheriff's Office)

Authorities in Edgecombe County have arrested a suspect wanted on federal charges.

While investigating a break-in in the Conetoe area, the sheriff's office learned that the suspect, 38-year-old Christopher Deon Powell, was also wanted by the U.S. Marshall Service.

The sheriff's office received a tip that Powell was at a home in Conetoe. Edgecombe County deputies arrested him and released him into the custody of the U.S. Marshal Service.

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